EDISON - The new year has brought some adorable new residents to the Garden State, with some of the first babies of the new year making their debut just after midnight on New Year's Day.

The Sadowski family of Maywood welcomed baby girl Elodie Ann Sadowski at 12:03 a.m. in Hackensack. Little Elodie is the first New Year's Day baby born in Bergen County.

The baby girl, her parent's first child, is in good health and is expected to go home on Thursday.

Elodie made an early debut. Her arrival wasn't expected until Jan. 10.

Meanwhile, officials at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston also welcomed an early New Year's baby. A mother there gave birth naturally to a baby boy at 12:02 a.m.